Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics83.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive48.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus STRIX Z270H GAMING  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime3.3 Days
Run DateMay 30 '20 at 06:00
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU 14%
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 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6400-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 81.3
1-Core 90.1
2-Core 179
69% 117 Pts
4-Core 331
8-Core 345
46% 338 Pts
64-Core 338
23% 338 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060-$390
Gigabyte(1458 3FC1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 446.14
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
83.2% Excellent
Lighting 108
Reflection 106
Parallax 86.3
87% 100 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 91.8
Splatting 73.4
78% 97.3 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 95%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 960GB-$88
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 26 18 0.2 0.3 0.6 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.6% Average
Read 197
Write 104
Mixed 114
SusWrite 44.2
25% 115 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 30.6
104% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 90.9
DQ Write 169
DQ Mixed 194
130% 152 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 105%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 32GB
21GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 4.3 4.9 5.3 4.6 5.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Read 18.5
Write 2.3
Mixed 13.2
SusWrite 4.9
11% 9.73 MB/s
4K Read 4.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 2.7
187% 3.17 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMA41GU6AFR8N-TF HMA451U6AFR8N-TF 12GB
2176, 2176 MHz
8192, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
40.5% Average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 12.6
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 13
SC Mixed 12.3
34% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 78.1
51% 78.1 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical STRIX Z270H GAMING Builds (Compare 4,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus STRIX Z270H GAMING - $247

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $1,206
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